Month: August 2005

  • pass the sick bag

    All packed and ready to go but feeling a little sick in the stomach.. it might be the extra hot vegetable chilli i had for lunch but i rather suspect it is nerves. Haven’t done anything like this since i went off to live and work in Paris age 18. And this time, I don’t…

  • Guten Tagging

    http://see.onemonkey.org/…&g2_itemId=3389 The graffiti is everywhere but although i’ve wandered the streets at pretty much every hour of the day and the night I have yet to spot anyone creating it. Perhaps that is part of the point. Or so I thought, but Berlin has this way of surprising me even when i am getting used…

  • Nights at the Circus

    http://www.circus-hostel.de/ The Circus Hostel has quashed a few of my prejudices about hostels, their uses and users. In my defence, my previous experience consists of school trips to draughty YHA hossels in Scotland and Brecon where even though you are technically indoors you still feel outwardbound. And to a village of tree houses in Olympia…

  • Stanstead -> Schˆnefeld

    As that wise man Douglas Adams pointed out, it is probably not a coincidence that no language on earth has a use for the phrase ‘as beautiful as an airport’ yet architects continue to rave about Stanstead. In the past i’ve see it as no worse than any other airport I’ve passed through and assumed…